STARTING OUT (Channel 9 1983)

Australia / Channel 9 – Grundy / 85x30m-e / 1983 (First Episode: 18 April / Shown weekdays 6.00pm)

Executive Producer: Reg Watson / Producer: Sue Masters

Soap style drama series about a group of young medical students attending Thornleigh University and all living in the same boarding house. Also involved was college tutor Dr John Rivers. Produced in Melbourne, the show was planned as a successor to The Young Doctors but ratings decided otherwise.

Cast: TOTTIE GOLDSMITH / NIKKI COGHILL / JILL FORSTER / JOHN HAMBLIN / GERARD MAGUIRE / MARIE REDSHAW / JOHN HIGGINSON / MAURIE FIELDS / DAVID REYNE / COLIN VANCAO / PAUL WILLIAMS / PETER O’BRIEN